February 5, 2014

America Must Assuage Saudi Anxiety

Vali Nasr, New York Times

The Associated Press

The Saudis are angry; they fear that a nuclear deal would free the United States to put the Middle East on the back burner as it switches its full attention to China and the rest of Asia. That would leave Iran, in the absence of economic sanctions, free to expand its sphere of influence.

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TAGGED: Iran, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, United States

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